London Opera Observed, 1711–1844: 1st Edition (Acquisition eBook) book cover

London Opera Observed, 1711–1844

1st Edition

By Michael Burden

Routledge

1,856 pages

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Description

The rare material in this five-volume reset edition examines opera not simply as a genre of performance, but as a wider topic of comment and debate. The stories that surrounded the Italian opera singers illuminate contemporary British attitudes towards performance, sexuality and national identity.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS028000
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Opera